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Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> axelrod: dean thanks very much. three dayses after president obama unveiled his gun control proposals, opponents staged rallies in buffalo, new york, and other cities around the country today. organizers of the so-called "guns across america" event hoip to block any new federal gun laws through local legislation. since 1998, the f.b.i. has maintained a database of people legally prohibited from buying guns from felons to the menltally ill. but many states have been slow to report the names of their mentally ill residents. since the newtown shootings however, there is signs that is changing. here's john bentley. >> reporter: despite four years in a pennsylvania mental hospital, emmanuel nzambi was able to buy a gun in that state. he used it to kill mary moola. brian perry was nzambi's attorney. >> any person who has been involuntarily committed to an in-patient mental health facility should not have the tiebility purchase a handed gun period. >> reporter: perry believes the shooting could have been prevented if pennsylvania had reported nzambi's name to the federal database established
Jan 19, 2013 6:30pm EST
, adults to children, understands the importance of his impact. >> tomorrow president obama takes the oath after office at noon to begin his -- of office at noon to begin his second term of office. it will be a private ceremony at the white house and the public swearing in takes place monday at the capitol followed by the inaugural parade. the service project today was at the d.c. armory. our surae chinn reports people who came out today were volunteering on behalf of the military men and women. >> reporter: navy commander rodney blevins is paying it forward and showing his son -- >> volunteering. >> reporter: along the way. >> one more. ♪ there you go. >> good job. >> it's all about giving something back to the community and what better way to do that than to bring my son out and teach him how it's done? >> starting our day with community service, giving back. >> oh i think this is awesome. >> reporter: 10,000 volunteers are expected for the single largest volunteer project for the national day of service. and by the end of the day for these volunteers, they'll make 100,000 of thes
Jan 16, 2013 5:30pm PST
had written to him about newtown mr. obama signed 23 executive actions strengthening background checks, providing more officers to schools and telling mental health professionals how to report potentially violent patients. then, he called on congress to pass new laws to ban new military-style assault rifles, expand background checks to cover every gun purchase, limit ammunition magazines to a maximum of ten rounds, and impose stiffer penalties for gun trafficking. we have three reports tonight, and we will start with major garrett at the white house. major? >> reporter: scott, vice president's gun violence task force held 22 meetings and met with more than 220 different groups. it submitted its proposals to the president two weeks ahead of schedule. president obama accepted them with no changes. >> while there is no law or set of laws that can prevent every senseless act of violence completely, no piece of legislation that will prevent every tragedy, every act of evil, if there's even one thing we can do to reduce this violence, if there's even one life that can be saved, then w
Jan 18, 2013 6:30pm EST
: nancy, thanks. president obama is about to begin his second term and security for the inaugural ceremonies on monday will, of course, be extremely tight. uniform police will be everywhere, but we asked john miller to tell us about the security operations that you won't see. >> i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear -- >> reporter: during president obama's first inauguration there was a threat taken so seriously that counterterrorism agents seemed to be everywhere in the crowd of two million. in east africa, people were taken into custody and given lie detector tests by the f.b.i. in tend, the tip turned out to be wrong but it gave a young administration on its very first day a picture of what can go on behind the scenes of a major event. for this inauguration, some of the security is meant to be obvious: the coast guard will shut down the potomac river, but some of the security is meant to be nearly invisible. at union station who two men who could have been waiting for a train were actually d.h.s. behavioral detection officers who blend in with the crowd. trained to look for
Jan 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
the president. >> i, barack hussein obama, do >> i, solemnly swear... >> pelley: there were no slipups on the oath as there were last time.e read this year the chief justice read the oath off a note card. >> so help me god. >> pelley: in his inaugural address, the president said ad america's possibilities areica's poss limitless. >> my fellow americans, we arehis mo made for this moment and we will seize it so long as we seize itwe s together. >> pelley: beyonce wowed the crowd with her performance of the national anthem. >> ♪ by the dawn's early light...♪ >> pelley: then as the president then as t left the platform and headedtform and back inside the capital there was a poignant moment. mr. obama turned toward theam crowd on the mall. "i wan "i want to take a look one more time" he "i'll never see this again." at lunch in statuary hall members of congress and the president exchanged hosts, then the president toasted his wife. >> there is controversy aboutno the quality of the president, not the qu controversy about the quality of our current first lady. (applause)
Jan 15, 2013 5:30pm PST
various issues and allegations against it. tomorrow, president obama will unveil his plan for curbing gun violence in the wake of the tragedy in newtown, connecticut. major garrett is at the white house for us tonight, and he has learned some of what's in that plan. major? >> reporter: scott, the president's wide-ranging proposals will deal with access to firearms and ammunition school safety, mental health awareness and treatment, and will also look at how the federal government and states conduct background checks, and the types of firearms sales subject to those checks. at the top of the president's list, all buyers, even those who purchase weapons at gun shows or from private dealers, must undergo criminal and mental health background checks. mr. obama will also endorse a ban on ammunition magazine clips which carry more than ten bullets. he will also seek a reinstatement of the assault weapons ban that expired in 2004. but the ban won't drive the agenda. press secretary jay carney. >> the president will put forward a series of proposals that is not limited to one legislative acti
Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm EST
week. >> susie: house republicans have an inauguration gift for president obama. they're offering up a compromise on the debt ceiling: a three month increase in the federal borrowing limit. it's expected to come to the house floor next week, but it comes with strings attached. the proposal includes a condition that house and senate lawmakers pass a budget blueprint for the coming year or go without pay. house majority leader eric cantor said it's simple. congress shouldn't be paid for failing to do its job. >> tom: next week 80 companies are scheduled to turn in their latest quarterly financial report cards. but rather than the short-term focus on the bottom line, our next guest thinks businesses need to consider all stakeholders, not just shareholders. john mackey is the co-founder and co-c.e.o. of whole foods market. he's author of "conscious capitalism: liberating the heroic spirit of business". john, why is concentrating on shareholders a myth as you call it? >> i don't know if concentrating on shareholders is a myth. i mean, most companies do concentrate on their shareholders. i
Jan 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
.>> >> pelley: seth, thank you very much. now have a look at this pictureresi of president obama. this was one month ago today andpain you can see the pain on his face as he was told in that moment in the oval office of the newtown tragedy. t he's described it as the worst day of his presidency. well, today the president was given a list of recommendations on how to make mass shootingsas less likely. the list was developed by vice president biden. one idea is banning assaultwe weapons of the kind used in newtown and in the colorado movie theater massacre. major garrett is at the white house for us tonight. major? >> reporter: scott, the president said he doesn't knowdoes if congress will reinstate the assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 after ten years on the books. and it's not clear how that hard president will fight for that ban. politics may argue against it. at a news conference today, the president said lawmakers will have to examine their conscience after the newtown massacre. >> the issue here is not whetherhe or not we believe in the second amendment. the issue is are the
Jan 17, 2013 5:30pm PST
obama's request for $10 million to study this issue of gun violence. >> pelley: thank you, mark. chicago has been plagued by gun violence, and now the mayor there, rahm emanuel, is putting financial pressure on gun makers. he talked to dean reynolds today. >> i've asked all our pensions city pensions, to review all their investments and make sure we have no investments in any gun manufacturers for assault weapons. >> reporter: and sellers? >> yes, but going specifically at the manufacturers, and then divest those funds if they do. i'll be also speaking this weekend to the conference of mayors, and asking other mayors to step up and do what the city of chicago is doing as it relates to their pension funds as well. everybody saw the pictures at newtown, and i think we're at a point that we're now mobilized as a country to actually not take the status quo anymore. >> pelley: and just yesterday, a 17-year-old boy was shot to death outside a gym at chicago state university after a basketball game. that is 22 homicides in chicago already this month. there were more than 500 all of las
Jan 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
conduct by general allen. in case you missed it, the president and mrs. obama attended two inaugural balls last night. at the commander in chief ball, they danced to al green's "let's stay together." you may remember the president singing a bit of that last year. the first lady's ruby red gown was designed by jason wu. he also designed her inaugural gown four years ago. beyonce's performance of the national anthem at the inauguration got rave reviews but today questions were raised about whether she was actually singing or lip synching. sources telling us that beyonce was singing live. but over a prerecorded track. she recorded that track earlier in case something went wrong. and the musical accompaniment by the marine band, that was a recording. there is one state in america where the glass ceiling has been obliterated, at least in politics. that story is next. why they're being targeted to pay for sa >>> the bay area getting a new rail line, and it will cost some property owners. why they're being targeted to pay for the safety grade. next on cbs 5. >> pelley: finally tonight, you
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